Allheal
Allheal All"heal, n. A name popularly given to the officinal valerian, and to some other plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • allheal — [ôl′hēl΄] n. any of various plants, as selfheal or valerian, thought to have medicinal properties …   English World dictionary

  • allheal — /awl heel /, n. 1. valerian (def. 1). 2. any of several plants once believed to have extensive curative powers, as the selfheal, Prunella vulgaris. [1590 1600; ALL + HEAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • allheal — noun any of many plants supposed to have broad healing powers …   Wiktionary

  • allheal — n. valerian, Eurasian plant with white or ping flowers that has healing powers; any plant believed to have healing powers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allheal — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) 1. : valerian 2. : self heal 3. : mistletoe 4. : woundwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • clown's allheal — noun : clownheal …   Useful english dictionary

  • hercules' allheal — ˌlēˈzȯlˌhēl noun Usage: usually capitalized H : a European herb (Opopanax chironium) compare woundwort …   Useful english dictionary

  • Achillea — Taxobox name = Yarrow image width = 200px image caption = Yarrow ( Achillea millefolium ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Asteroideae tribus = Anthemideae genus …   Wikipedia

  • Panacea — Pan a*ce a, n. [L., fr. Gr. pana keia fr. panakh s all healing; pa^s pa^n, all + akei^sqai to heal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A remedy for all diseases; a universal medicine; a cure all; catholicon; hence, a relief or solace for affliction. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prunella (plant) — Taxobox name = Prunella image width = 250px image caption = Prunella vulgaris (Common Self heal) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lamiaceae genus = Prunella subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

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